Director, Government Relations, Asia Pacific
Jean-Remi Lopez is the Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific at DTCC. Based in Hong Kong and appointed to head the government relations function for the region in January 2016, he is responsible for sharing the company’s expertise with regulators and policymakers as well as managing the firm’s engagement with government officials and financial market authorities. He informs the company strategy on changes in policy, regulation, and market structure in APAC jurisdictions. His remit also includes working with the Industry Relations group to engage regional industry bodies and infrastructure providers to affirm DTCC’s unwavering commitment to improving the stability of the regional and global financial markets.
Remi joined DTCC in July 2012 from SunGard (now FIS) Capital Markets division, where he led its Asia Pacific post-trade presales group. Prior to SunGard, he worked on global fixed income OTC derivatives operations at BNP Paribas and at the international division of S.D. Indeval, Mexico’s central securities depository.
He is a graduate of the TRIUM Executive MBA (jointly awarded by NYU Stern, LSE, and HEC Paris). He also has a Master’s Degree in European Studies and International Affairs from Pantheon-Sorbonne University, and postgraduate degrees from various institutions including Harvard, Reading, and Hong Kong universities
In recognition of his longstanding support and continuous contribution to the financial services industry in Hong Kong, Remi was admitted as a fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) in November 2014.